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  • The Literature Book

    Dk
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    From Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby to Shelley's Frankenstein, The Literature Book documents the greatest literature ever written. Featuring over 100 best-selling books, plays and poetry from all over the world, including Latin American and African...

  • Le Deuxieme Sexe

    Beauvoir S de
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    Le Deuxieme Sexe

  • O Conhecimento da Literatura - Introdução aos...

    Carlos António Alves Reis
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    O Conhecimento da Literatura - Introdução aos Estudos Literários

  • Comparative Literature: A Very Short...

    Hutchinson,Ben
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    Comparative Literature is both the past and the future of literary studies. Its history is intimately linked to the political upheavals of modernity: from colonial empire-building in the nineteenth century to the postcolonial culture wars of the...

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  • Milton's Complex Words - Essays On The...

    Hammond,Paul
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    Every major poet or philosopher develops their own distinctive semantic field around those terms which matter most to them, or which contribute most profoundly to the imagined world of a particular work. This book explores the specific meanings which...

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  • Novel Style - Ethics And Excess In English...

    Masters,Ben
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    We live in a time of linguistic plainness. This is the age of the tweet and the internet meme; the soundbite, the status, the slogan. Everything reduced to its most basic components. Stripped back. Pared down. Even in the world of literature, where...

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  • Theory Of The Lyric

    Culler,Jonathan
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    What sort of thing is a lyric poem? An intense expression of subjective experience? The fictive speech of a specifiable persona? Theory of the Lyric reveals the limitations of these two conceptions of the lyric--the older Romantic model and the...

  • A Guide To Reading Herodotus' Histories

    Sheehan,Sean
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    Modern scholarship judges Herodotus to be a more complex writer than his past readers supposed. His Histories is now being read in ways that are seemingly incompatible if not contradictory. This volume interrogates the various ways the text of the...

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  • A Guide To Reading Herodotus' Histories

    Sheehan,Sean
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    Modern scholarship judges Herodotus to be a more complex writer than his past readers supposed. His Histories is now being read in ways that are seemingly incompatible if not contradictory. This volume interrogates the various ways the text of the...

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  • The Poetical Works Of Mr. William Collins -...

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    Excerpt from The Poetical Works of Mr. William Collins: With a Prefatory Essay A pretty incident is added, that she makes an annual visit to the place of her former habitation, and persuades her royal lover to accompany her in a rural festival, in...

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  • My Recollections Of Lord Byron, Vol. 1 Of 2 -...

    Guiccioli, Teresa
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    Excerpt from My Recollections of Lord Byron, Vol. 1 of 2: And Those of Eye-Witnesses of His Life To know another man well, especially if he be a noted and illustrious character, is a great thing not to be despised.-sa1nte-beuve. About the Publisher...

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  • The Orations Of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Vol. 3...

    Cicero, Marcus Tullius
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    Excerpt from The Orations of Marcus Tullius Cicero, Vol. 3: Containing the Orations for His House, Plancius, Sextius, Coelius, Milo, Ligarius, &C., &C But since that madman has thought that he should find a ready road to your attention by blaming the...

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  • Scott's Lay Of The Last Minstrel - Cantos...

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    Excerpt from Scott's Lay of the Last Minstrel: Cantos IV.-Vi., With Introduction and Notes I have been greatly assisted by the suggestions of Mr. E H. Elliot, Assistant Professor of English at the Presidency College, who has freely placed at my...

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  • American Literature - An Historical Sketch,...

    Nichol, John
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    Excerpt from American Literature: An Historical Sketch, 1620-1880 The preparation of this volume has extended over a number of years, beginning with the spring of 1861, when the subject of American Poetry formed the last of a course of lectures...

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  • Rhetoric, Medicine, And The Woman Writer,...

    Bennett, Lyn
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    How did physicians come to dominate the medical profession? Lyn Bennett challenges the seemingly self-evident belief that scientific competence accounts for physicians' dominance. Instead, she argues that the whole enterprise of learned medicine was,...

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  • The Times On The American War - A Historical...

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    Excerpt from The Times on the American War: A Historical Study Strangely enough the long article upon him in this latter work does not mention The Times on the American War, nor does the latest edition Of the Britannica. This may fairly be assumed to...

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  • The Pure Gold Of Nineteenth Century...

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    Excerpt from The Pure Gold of Nineteenth Century Literature Cal, and which has now been completely revised and almost completely rewritten, is an attempt to appraise and assay the precious material in the literary output of the nineteenth century. I...

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  • The Paradise Of Martyrs - A Faith Rhyme;, In...

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    Excerpt from The Paradise of Martyrs: A Faith Rhyme;, In Five Books I shall not live to see your toil complete But know your steady aim to the end will be Still to preserve Old England the firm seat Of grandest freedom, and to give the key' About the...

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  • The Prose Works Of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Vol....

    Shelley, Percy Bysshe
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    Excerpt from The Prose Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Vol. 4 of 4 Nymphs is! Especially the second part.2 It is truly poetical, in the intense and emphatic sense Of the word. If six hundred miles were not between us, I should say what pity that glib3...

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  • The Irish Poems Of Alfred Perceval Graves -...

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    Excerpt from The Irish Poems of Alfred Perceval Graves: Songs of the Gael; A Gaelic Story-Telling But tbis was in time gone by. Of late years tbere bas come over mucb of Graves' poetry a cbange, and to my mind a bigb significant and suggestive ebange...

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  • A Book Of English Prose - Character And...

    Henley, William Ernest
    (10091310)

    Excerpt from A Book of English Prose: Character and Incident, 1387-1649 In the matter of length, we have permitted ourselves the widest latitude, and this for an obvious reason. The limits of a poem are generally set by its maker. A passage of prose...

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  • Observations On The Fairy Queen Of Spenser,...

    Warton, Thomas
    (10094097)

    Excerpt from Observations on the Fairy Queen of Spenser, Vol. 2 As when a greedy wolf through hunger fell, A filly lamb far from the flocke doth take, Of whom he means his bloody feafi to make, A lyon fpyes fall running towards him. About the...

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  • An Essay On The Following Prize-Question,...

    Walker, John
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    Excerpt from An Essay on the Following Prize-Question, Proposed by the Royal Irish Academy, 'Whether and How Far the Cultivation of Science and That of Polite Literature Assist or Obstruct Each Other?' TH E occasion of my writing the following Essay...

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  • An Essay On Epic Poetry - In Five Epistles To...

    Hayley, William
    (10095835)

    Excerpt from An Essay on Epic Poetry: In Five Epistles to the Revd; Mr. Mason, With Notes Such dark decrees have letter'd Bigots penn'd Yet feiz'd that homor'd name, the Poet's Friend. But Learning from her page their laws will blot. About the...

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  • The Earliest Arithmetics In English - Edited...

    Steele, Robert
    (10093076)

    Excerpt from The Earliest Arithmetics in English: Edited With Introduction Ancient and medieval writers observed a distinction between the Science and the Art of Arithmetic. The classical treatises on the subject, those of Euclid among the Greeks and...

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  • The Global South And Literature

    West-Pavlov, Russell
    (10085299)

    The 'Global South' has largely supplanted the 'Third World' in discussions of development studies, postcolonial studies, world literature and comparative literature respectively. The concept registers a new set of relationships between nations of the...

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  • The Poetical Works Of John Scott Esq....

    Scott, John
    (10095175)

    Excerpt from The Poetical Works of John Scott Esq. Mom, eclogues I. Tumors, or the Praife of Rural Life, II. Palemon, or Benevolence, III. Anmm, or the Difcontented, IV. Conon, or the Unhappy. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of...

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  • Sleep Demons - An Insomniac's Memoir

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    We often think of sleep as mere stasis, a pause button we press at the end of each day. Yet sleep is full of untold mysteries--eluding us when we seek it too fervently, throwing us into surreal dream worlds when we don't, sometimes even possessing...

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  • Shakespeare, Love And Language

    Schalkwyk, David
    (10085293)

    What is the nature of romantic love and erotic desire in Shakespeare's work? In this erudite and yet accessible study, David Schalkwyk addresses this question by exploring the historical contexts, theory and philosophy of love. Close readings of...

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  • Latinx Writing Los Angeles - Nonfiction...

    Lopez-Calvo, Ignacio; Valle, Victor
    (10085915)

    Latinx Writing Los Angeles offers a critical anthology of Los Angeles's most significant English-language and Spanish-language (in translation) nonfiction writing from the city's inception to the present. Contemporary Latinx authors, including three...

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  • Turgenev - A Study (Classic Reprint)

    Garnett, Edward
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    Excerpt from Turgenev: A Study With that year one may say, with some justice, that the age of Turgenev had come to an end too only work so simple and human, so independent of the transitory formulas and theories of art belongs as you point out in the...

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  • Equipment For Living - On Poetry And Pop...

    Robbins, Michael
    (10085743)

    'Funny and smart' (The New Yorker) criticism of why we turn to art--specifically to poetry and popular music--and how it serves as an essential tool to understanding life. How can art help us make sense--or nonsense--of the world? If wrong life...

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  • The Earliest Arithmetics In English - Edited...

    Steele, Robert
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    Excerpt from The Earliest Arithmetics in English: Edited With Introduction The number of English arithmetics before the sixteenth century is very small. This is hardly to be wondered at, as no one requiring 'to use even the simplest operations of the...

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  • Peacock's Four Ages Of Poetry, Shelley's...

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    Excerpt from Peacock's Four Ages of Poetry, Shelley's Defence of Poetry, Browning's Essay on Shelley Yet Shelley's Defence of Poetry was a direct and detailed reply to his friend's attack, and if we allow the Defence to rank with the great...

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  • Daemon Voices - On Storytelling

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    From the internationally best-selling author of the His Dark Materials trilogy, a spellbinding journey into the secrets of his art--the narratives that have shaped his vision, his experience of writing, and the keys to mastering the art of...

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  • The Wanderer Of Switzerland - And Other Poems...

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    Excerpt from The Wanderer of Switzerland: And Other Poems About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work....

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  • Theology And Agency In Early Modern...

    Rosendale, Timothy
    (10085219)

    What can I do? To what degree do we control our own desires, actions, and fate - or not? These questions haunt us, and have done so, in various forms, for thousands of years. Timothy Rosendale explores the problem of human will and action relative to...

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  • The Works Of The REV. Jonathan Swift, D. D.,...

    Swift, Jonathan
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    Excerpt from The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D. D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Vol. 24 Epigram on the Toasts of the kit-cat Club, To a Lady, with the Temple of Fame, Verses on Sir Richard Blackmore. About the Publisher Forgotten Books...

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  • 1922 - Literature, Culture, Politics

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    1922: Literature, Culture, Politics examines key aspects of culture and history in 1922, a year made famous by the publication of several modernist masterpieces, such as T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land and James Joyce's Ulysses. Individual chapters...

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  • Of English Literature In The Reign Of...

    Morley, Henry
    (10089822)

    Excerpt from Of English Literature in the Reign of Victoria: With a Glance at the Past When Baron Tauchnitz asked me to write this little book, of which the design is his, he also wished me to include in it some record of the Literature of America....

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  • The Union - Or, Select Scots And English...

    Warton, Thomas
    (10091488)

    Excerpt from The Union: Or, Select Scots and English Poems Shipley to The Genealogy of Cbrifi, by Mr. Lowth 13 A Fragment, by Mr. Mallet 24 T he Eagle and Robin red-breaft, a Fable, by Archi bald Scott, written before the Year 1600. 28 Ode to Fancy,...

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  • Facing The Abyss - American Literature And...

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    Mythologized as the era of the 'good war' and the 'Greatest Generation,' the 1940s are frequently understood as a more heroic, uncomplicated time in American history. Yet just below the surface, a sense of dread, alienation, and the haunting specter...

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  • Plays, Players And Playhouses At Home And...

    Lennox, William Pitt
    (10087107)

    Excerpt from Plays, Players and Playhouses at Home and Abroad, Vol. 1 of 2: With Anecdotes of the Drama and the Stage And in the graceful buskin tread the stage. Fr; a. Translation from horace. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds...

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  • Psyche And Ethos - Moral Life After...

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    We live in a psychological age. Contemporary culture is saturated with psychological concepts and ideas, from anxiety to narcissism to trauma. While it might seem that concern over psychological conditions and challenges is intrinsically oriented...

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